Megha Bhumralkar's practice focuses on United States and foreign patent prosecution in the areas of biotechnology, chemistry, and pharmaceuticals. In addition, Megha is involved in preparation of noninfringement, invalidity, and freedom-to-operate opinions.
Before joining Jones Day, Megha was a technology specialist at the San Diego offices of Fish & Richardson and Hellar Ehrman. Prior to entering the intellectual property field, she was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of California, San Diego where her research involved synthetic collagen mimetics. She worked extensively on small molecule heterocycles during her graduate studies.
Megha is a member of the American Chemical Society and the San Diego Intellectual Property Law Association.
- Nagpur University, India (Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry 1997; M.Sc. in Chemistry 1990; B.Sc. in Chemistry 1988)
- Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Not licensed to practice by the State Bar of California.